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About ACMA

Mission

To be THE Association for Health Care Delivery System Case Management and Transitions of Care (TOC) Professionals

(Approved April 11, 2013)

Goals

  1. Provide innovative professional development services:
    • Mentoring
    • Educational Forums
    • Resource Information
  2. Create new opportunities for networking
  3. Influence the policies, laws and other issues related to the practice of Case Management

Definition of Case Management

The ACMA's official definition of Case Management, as approved by our membership in November of 2002, is as follows:

"Case Management in Hospital/Health Care Systems is a collaborative practice model including patients, nurses, social workers, physicians, other practitioners, caregivers and the community. The Case Management process encompasses communication and facilitates care along a continuum through effective resource coordination. The goals of Case Management include the achievement of optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patient's right to self determination."

ACMA Announcements

Compass 2019 is Coming Soon: Save by December 31

Build a competent and confident care team with Compass training for 2019! This comprehensive program is designed to standardize onboarding and competency validation for case managers and physician advisors. New courses include an introduction to health plan case management, ethics and scenarios for continuum-based care. Courses are now designated as “Core” or “Specialty” to highlight learning applicable to case managers in multiple settings across the continuum of care, with additional learning focused on the unique needs of specific specialties, such as pediatrics, health plans and advanced/leadership training. Purchase upgrade or learn more today>>>.

ACMA Legislative Campaign: Close the Medicare Observation Coverage Gap

We need your help! Raise your voice in support of the "Increasing Access to Medicare Coverage Act" and our campaign to close the observation status coverage gap in Medicare.
Take Action    Sign the Petition!

Save the Date: 2019 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference

The 2018 Leadership and Physician Advisor Conference took place early November in Huntington Beach, California! Case management leaders and physician advisors from across the country gathered to collaborate, network and move case management forward. Follow #ACMAleadership on social media to see all the action that took place. We hope you'll join us next year, November 14-17, 2019 in Miami, Florida!

New Simulation Program for Value-Based Results

ACMA leads the practice by introducing Advanced Care Transitions Simulation (ACTS). This simulation program will transform orientation and professional development for your case management team. ACTS is focused on improving care transitions through assessment, communication, planning and collaboration. It leverages unique, team-based simulations of patient scenarios and enhances care coordination and critical thinking. Enhance case management and impact your system with ACTS. >>>

Kick Off the Giving Season with Giving Tuesday

You advocate every day on behalf of your patients and their families. Join us with #GivingTuesday to help support ACMA's advocacy efforts for proper legislation, policies and regulations that will positively impact your practice and patients. #GivingTuesday is a global annual event celebrated on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Let's see how much we can raise by November 27 this year! Donations can be made through the end of November. Donate Today >>>

Congress Passes Opioid Bill, President to Sign

Great news from Washington! With your support, Congress took a historic step in the fight against the opioid epidemic. On Wednesday, October 4, Congress approved the comprehensive opioids response package, sending the bill to President Trump for his signature and enactment into law. Read more here >>>

American Case Management Association
11701 W. 36th St.
Little Rock, Arkansas 72211
Phone: 501-907-ACMA (2262)
Fax: 501-227-4247